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Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 19,822
Views: 2,298,047
Posted By MeinMotorrad
They're not Rally Raid tanks.

They're not Rally Raid tanks.
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,649
Posted By MeinMotorrad
The instructions that came with my Evo1 tanks...

The instructions that came with my Evo1 tanks said to clean them out to remove debris from manufacture (or words to that affect). Do the Evo2 instructions not say to do this? EDIT: I see it does, at...
Forum: Ride reports 12-16-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 1,709
Views: 387,103
Posted By MeinMotorrad
Want to know what happens to the troublesome...

Want to know what happens to the troublesome KTM690 in that RR? http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=781893 :deal
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 19,822
Views: 2,298,047
Posted By MeinMotorrad
RRP are selling short levers now.

RRP are selling short levers now.
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 19,822
Views: 2,298,047
Posted By MeinMotorrad
I'd hook it up to TuneECU and look for fault...

I'd hook it up to TuneECU and look for fault codes.

Your throttle operating smoothly? Snaps shut when you let go with the bars turned full lock in both directions directions? WHen you took the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 19,822
Views: 2,298,047
Posted By MeinMotorrad
Looking at his post history makes me think he's a...

Looking at his post history makes me think he's a troll.
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 19,822
Views: 2,298,047
Posted By MeinMotorrad
With the overfill you have to wonder what else...

With the overfill you have to wonder what else the po has done/not done. Is the breather tube routed correctly into the correct junction on top of the rocker cover? Do you know if the po has had the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-15-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 949
Posted By MeinMotorrad
I think I've seen on here somewhere, someone who...

I think I've seen on here somewhere, someone who stuck a plastic box lid on the front of his bike as a screen - free, very ugly but quite effective.

What is your bike by the way?
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 1,435
Views: 278,747
Posted By MeinMotorrad
Nova Racing, in the UK make gear sets for the KTM...

Nova Racing, in the UK make gear sets for the KTM 690 E in small numbers (not cheap - 2200+) - they might, if there is enough interest, take a look at providing something for the CCM bike, maybe,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-15-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 949
Posted By MeinMotorrad
Touratech (and doubtless others too), sell screen...

Touratech (and doubtless others too), sell screen spoilers that clamp to windscreens, might be worth a look to see if there is one for your bike.

I use one designed for a BMW F800GS on my KTM 690E...
Forum: Europe 12-15-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 776
Views: 91,812
Posted By MeinMotorrad
Thanks for all the info. My concern was...

Thanks for all the info.

My concern was automatic numberplate recognition at border crossings, motorways, tolls etc. But having read a bit more I think they shouldn't be a problem (they might...
Forum: Ride reports 12-15-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,471
Posted By MeinMotorrad
Fantastic. Thanks for a great RR.

Fantastic. Thanks for a great RR.
Forum: Europe 12-14-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 776
Views: 91,812
Posted By MeinMotorrad
:ear Must I register my bike in Spain if I'm...

:ear

Must I register my bike in Spain if I'm staying longer than 6 months? I'm wondering what will happen at border crossings when I leave in April/May. A trip to Portugal for a couple of days...
Forum: Beasts 12-13-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 5,202
Views: 981,323
Posted By MeinMotorrad
It's not the noise, it's the vibrations.

It's not the noise, it's the vibrations.
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,567
Posted By MeinMotorrad
What was the outcome?

What was the outcome?
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 19,822
Views: 2,298,047
Posted By MeinMotorrad
I wouldn't bother. The 15T has never left my bike...

I wouldn't bother. The 15T has never left my bike feeling underpowered in the UK, France and Spain on long motorway rides if you're keeping around the speed limit.
Forum: Ride reports 12-09-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 85,722
Posted By MeinMotorrad
All the 690 wisdom is here:...

All the 690 wisdom is here: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=722987 1306 pages at the last count. Ask on there and you'll get lots of help :deal
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 19,822
Views: 2,298,047
Posted By MeinMotorrad
Maybe if you expect to crash, but that's...

Maybe if you expect to crash, but that's defeatist. I don't know if the touring screen would cause too many issues, if you were standing on the pegs and went over the bars I don't think you'd hit it...
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 19,822
Views: 2,298,047
Posted By MeinMotorrad
Never felt any need to take mine off. I also have...

Never felt any need to take mine off. I also have a Touratech screen spoiler on top of it 99.9% of the time. I can't see anything but upsides to having these two items.

I found that although the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 219
Posted By MeinMotorrad
Pretty sure there's a thread about it in Road...

Pretty sure there's a thread about it in Road Warriors.

Here it is: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=836589
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,165
Posted By MeinMotorrad
Get one with an alarm and fit it to the rear...

Get one with an alarm and fit it to the rear brake when you park up - much more trouble for thieves to remove the rear wheel than the front.
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,693
Posted By MeinMotorrad
I have no problem riding mine at 70 - 85 mph for...

I have no problem riding mine at 70 - 85 mph for 12 hours on long boring motorway journeys. I have a Seat Concepts upgrade and the hard parts touring screen with a Touratech screen spoiler, makes a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,693
Posted By MeinMotorrad
Twitchy throttle at 60mph? :huh It has 6 gears,...

Twitchy throttle at 60mph? :huh It has 6 gears, it's only doing about 4000 rpm. The 'standard' and 'soft' settings seem best for everyday road riding, the on/off switch on the other setting is too...
Forum: Trials 12-05-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 810
Views: 173,794
Posted By MeinMotorrad
:raabia My first bike. I wish I still had...

:raabia

My first bike. I wish I still had it, I'd ride it every day.
Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,092
Posted By MeinMotorrad
:clap Excellent.

:clap

Excellent.
Forum: Beasts 12-05-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 530
Views: 100,122
Posted By MeinMotorrad
:rofl You do not need to go to a KTM dealer...

:rofl

You do not need to go to a KTM dealer to get 10w60 or 10w50 fully synthetic oil. So don't let that put you off getting one. You can seal the air box effectively by running a bead of grease...
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,101
Posted By MeinMotorrad
Have you looked at these?...

Have you looked at these? http://www.rally-raidproducts.co.uk/KTM-690-Enduro-R-SMC/ktm-690-enduro-adventure-soft-luggage-rack-pannier-frame?page=1
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,693
Posted By MeinMotorrad
I wonder if that air box/filter set up would fit...

I wonder if that air box/filter set up would fit on my 690, it'd be a real bonus to get rid of the original if it's not too noisy.

On another note: I've been watching Yam and Honda owners on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-04-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 9,936
Views: 2,042,410
Posted By MeinMotorrad
fixt.

fixt.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-04-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,420
Posted By MeinMotorrad
Forget about texting while driving for the moment...

Forget about texting while driving for the moment (everybody knows that it's an unforgivable practice), the issue is having a telephone conversation while behind the wheel (or riding for that...
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,068
Posted By MeinMotorrad
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/DOBVgYVZJw4" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>


There should be instructions in the packaging. They're pretty simple to fit.
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 19,822
Views: 2,298,047
Posted By MeinMotorrad
Here's some useful vids for testing the stator...

Here's some useful vids for testing the stator etc. http://www.roadstercycle.com/Roadstercycle.com%20Videos.htm
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,693
Posted By MeinMotorrad
Hmm. Interesting I suppose, but I can't say...

Hmm.

Interesting I suppose, but I can't say there's anything in the description that makes me want to start saving.

I'll be sticking with what I've got for the time being, unless there is a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-03-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,562
Posted By MeinMotorrad
There's another thread about this here:...

There's another thread about this here: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1009922 :thumb
Forum: Beasts 12-03-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 4,338
Views: 825,021
Posted By MeinMotorrad
Of interest? This post from Lyndon Poskitt's...

Of interest? This post from Lyndon Poskitt's Races to Places thread (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=958364).
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-03-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,420
Posted By MeinMotorrad
More cell phone and driving research.

University of Alberta, Canada study may have come up with a (at least partial), solution to the problem of distracted cell phone users behind the wheel.

BBC Radio piece....
Forum: Ride reports 11-28-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 59,012
Posted By MeinMotorrad
+1 I'm not a fan of Facebook and its layout.

+1

I'm not a fan of Facebook and its layout.
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 682,660
Posted By MeinMotorrad
I like the look of those extra tie down/supports...

I like the look of those extra tie down/supports for the panniers.

I've wondered about some kind of removable steel bracket sort of thing that can be bolted onto the racks that the Magadan...
Forum: Ride reports 11-27-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 1,709
Views: 387,103
Posted By MeinMotorrad
If only you could turn water into wine :1drink

If only you could turn water into wine :1drink
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 700
Posted By MeinMotorrad
I kind of like that.

I kind of like that.
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